Atari Plans To Open Video Game-Themed Resorts In 8 US Cities, Including ChicagoIn addition to Las Vegas and Phoenix, new hotels are planned in Denver, Chicago, Austin, Texas, Seattle, San Francisco, and San Jose, California, the company said. Timeline for hotels other than Phoenix were not released.
Walmart Pulls Violent Game Displays, No Change On Gun SalesPatrick Markey, a psychology professor at Villanova University who focuses on video games, found in his research that men who commit severe acts of violence actually play violent video games less than the average male.
Candy Crush Vs. Mortal Kombat For Video Game Hall Of FameLast year, "John Madden Football," ''Spacewar!" ''Tomb Raider" and "Final Fantasy VII" were honored. The Class of 2019 will be the fifth group to go into the hall since it was established in 2015.
"Gaming Disorder" Recognized As A Mental Health ConditionCompulsively playing video games now qualifies as a mental health condition, according to World Health Organizations.
Girl Wouldn't Stop Playing 'Fortnite' To Use Bathroom, Sent To RehabA young girl in the UK has been sent to rehab after her parents claim she became so addicted to a video game she refused to stop playing, even to use the bathroom.
Police: Wrong-Way Driver On LSD Thought He Was Playing 'Grand Theft Auto'An Oregon man who allegedly stole a car and drove for miles going the wrong way claims he thought he was playing "Grand Theft Auto" while high on LSD.
Nintendo Is Re-Releasing The NES Classic In JuneNintendo is giving video game lovers another chance to buy the company's wildly popular retro gaming console: the NES Classic.
Video Gaming Revenue Continues To Rise; Surpasses CasinosRevenues from video gaming are outpacing those from casinos for the first time in Illinois.
With Groupies And Plenty Of Cash, They Are Kings Of The Virtual WorldThey are one of the top teams in the Chicago area, but you won't find them sweating it out on the sidelines of a football field or a ball diamond.
Best Places To Buy Vintage Video Games & Accessories In ChicagoAre you looking for some vintage video games to add to your game room? From classic games to game consoles, you can restock your personal game collection by checking out these five Chicago-area video game stores.
A Quick Video Preview Of 'Galak-Z: The Dimensional' -- Dying Shouldn't Be This FunYou're going to die a lot in Galak-Z: The Dimensional. Developer 17-BIT are so aware of this, they've made it a selling point of the game. In the end, it's worth it -- Galak-Z is really, really fun.
Study: Violent Video Games Make Players More Hostile Players who enjoy violent video games are more likely to feel threatened in everyday encounters and react in aggressive ways.
Review: The Sad Dad Batman Strikes Again… Hopefully For The Last TimeFor hardcore fans of the series, Batman: Arkham Knight delivers on nearly every front. For those of us capable of acknowledging its flaws, it’s both innovative and frustratingly half-baked.
Warner Bros. Suspends Sales Of Broken PC Version Of 'Batman: Arkham Knight'There are major problems with Batman: Arkham Knight, with fingers being pointed at a Chicago-based game developer.
Review: Axiom Verge Is Better Than Your Favorite Games From The ‘90sAxiom Verge seems like an old trope, but mutates into anything but as the game progresses.